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Data Visualization: Map of Physicians Publishing on Hepatitis C

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data visualization, hepatitis C, infectious diseasesBetween 2008 and 2012, 8,500 doctors & scientists published on the hepatitis C virus. This visualization depicts the nearly 60,000 co-authorship connections between them.

Hepatitis C is spread via blood to blood contact, generally by transfusions or needle sharing and can drastically affect liver function. Hepatitis C is the leading cause of liver transplantation, though the virus usually recurs after transplantation. 130–170 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C and there is no vaccine against the disease. Click here to view the visualization in its full size.

Source: Lamb A, Inspired Science

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